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Chapter 1 - What is Food Science?

Chapter 1 - What is Food Science?

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What is Food Science?

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Chapter 1 - What is Food Science?

*Trace the development of the scientific study of food.
*Describe areas included in the field of food science.
*Identify different types of work that food scientists do.

Source: Food Science: The Biochemistry of Food & Nutrition-Glencoe/McGraw-Hill

Food Scientist Timeline

Food Scientist Timeline

Create a one-page report about your Food Scientist, with the paper provided.

Include:             A photo

                        Years Scientist was born and died. (Ex: 1902 – 1980)

                        How they died

                        Person’s education

                        How did this person influence food science? (What was the Scientist’s discovery/action                         that made him or her memorable?)

                        What was the person’s research finding? (What did they discover?)

                        (Record at least three facts about this Scientist’s findings.)



Food Scientist Rubric


Famous Food Scientists

Fill in the following form as your fellow students present their Food Scientist Report.